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Game of Thrones: Co-CEOs may prove no match for ice zombies

Game of Thrones: Co-CEOs may prove no match for ice zombies


Corporate deal-making dips in 1Q on trade, economy fears

New business owners find it's a mistake to work for free

Shop online? Ways to reduce damage to the environment

Shop online? Ways to reduce damage to the environment

NEW YORK (AP) — Toothpaste delivered in two days is convenient, but not so great for the environment. After you click buy, online orders leave warehouses to be loaded on gas-guzzling jets or trucks. And returns are a problem, too, since the items have to make the trip back to a warehouse.


Edmunds: How to avoid more car than you need

Car shoppers often spend too much. But the culprit isn't necessarily shady dealership practices, deceptive advertising or plain old bad luck. Instead, many simply end up buying more vehicle than they actually need.


'Game of Thrones' premiere sets a viewership record for HBO

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO's "Game of Thrones" lived up to the hype. This past weekend's season premiere stands as the most-watched one-day event in the history of the cable network that began in 1978.


Game of Thrones: Managing a merger as the zombies close in

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was never going to be easy to pull together a motley band of warrior eunuchs, Wildling anarchists, nomadic horse lords, fire-belching dragons and, most of all, north country folk who don't much like or trust outsiders.


World stocks mostly rise on US-China trade talks, earnings

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stocks mostly edged up on Monday after the U.S. and China said they were closing in on a trade deal, without giving a timeline, and amid optimism over corporate earnings.


Column: Living in California means ignoring risk of disaster

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — In the winter of 2009, my wife and I found a house that looked like a great place to start our family, a three-bedroom in a hilly subdivision surrounded by dry brush just outside the Redding city limits.


California wildfires: Seeking solutions to a wicked problem

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — More than 2.7 million Californians live in areas that are at very high risk for wildfires, according to our analysis of census data and state fire maps. They live in more than 1.1 million housing units, or in about one in 12 of the state's homes.


Apartment rents climbing, and poised to go higher

It's a great time to be a landlord in America, not so much if you're a renter.


Uneasy about the economy, some businesses hold off on hiring

NEW YORK (AP) — Samantha Martin does most of the annual hiring for her public relations firm in the first quarter. But not this year — clients worried about a slowing economy are cutting their budgets, and Martin has in turn scaled back her own plans.


Insulin too pricey? Some options to cut costs for diabetics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The skyrocketing price of insulin has some diabetics scrambling to cover the cost of the life-saving medication.


Edmunds compares Jeep Gladiator with Colorado, Tacoma

The midsize truck segment has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Now there's a new player in the segment to further stoke a truck lover's desire: the all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator.


CBS dominates TV ratings with the Final Four and ACM Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Between the Final Four, the week's most popular entertainment special and their usual solid shows, there was no stopping CBS this past week.


Game of Thrones: Why Sansa could win it all

WASHINGTON (AP) — Where most "Game of Thrones" fans were horrified by the beheading of the beloved Ned Stark and blamed it on a ruthless king, Columbia University business professor Bruce Craven saw a lesson in failed leadership.


Liz Weston: Your 401(k) just got more valuable

If your tax refund this year was disappointing, you may be able to do something about it: Contribute more to a retirement fund.


US companies' tax windfall fuels record share buybacks

U.S. corporations spent a record amount buying back their own shares last year, using 2017's tax-cut windfall to reward shareholders rather than to invest or expand their businesses.


Burned out business owners learn to relax, delegate, say no

NEW YORK (AP) — Candace Barr showed all the signs: She was exhausted, stressed out and "starting to resent my clients."


Car-sharing offers ways to profit from or ditch personal car

NEW YORK (AP) — While a growing number of Americans are struggling to make payments on their auto loans, a new crop of companies is offering alternative ways for car owners to get rid of costly vehicles or earn money while their cars would normally sit idle.


Edmunds examines costly side effect of safety tech: repairs

Vehicle safety technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Today's cars can watch your blind spot, help keep you in your lane, automatically hit the brakes in an emergency, and more. But while the technology helps prevent accidents, there is a potential side effect: increased repair costs.


Big week for Trump leads to big week for Hannity in ratings

NEW YORK (AP) — When there's a blowout in the normally tight race for cable news supremacy between Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow, it's best to check the political headlines to learn why.


Liz Weston: Why you should love robo-advisers

Robo-advisers have been around long enough that the question is no longer whether you should turn your investment decisions over to a computer. Now the question is: Why wouldn't you?


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Jury selection underway in Raniere Trial

Jury selection underway in Raniere Trial

Community members express anger and frustration to Albany Police Chief

Community members express anger and frustration to Albany Police Chief

ALBANY – Community members came out to the Arbor Hill Community Center Monday night to express their concerns with the Albany Police Department. A series of three meetings was set up by the community organization A Block at a Time after an incident on First Street last month that led to the arrest of Officer Luke Deer for assault and official misconduct.

Jury selection begins for last-standing NXIVM defendant

Jury selection begins for last-standing NXIVM defendant

Saratoga Springs murder defendant testifies he thought victim was going to kill him

Saratoga Springs murder defendant testifies he thought victim was going to kill him

DOT reminds motorists to stay alert as construction season begins

DOT reminds motorists to stay alert as construction season begins

Fire destroys Lake George home

Fire destroyed this home on Konci Terrace in Lake George.

Child missing from Saratoga County found safe

Joseph Cohen

Sleepy driver blamed in fiery Albany County crash

Sleepy driver blamed in fiery Albany County crash

Capital Roots looks to make neighborhood cleanups part of regular routine

Capital Roots looks to make neighborhood cleanups part of regular routine

Gov. Cuomo signs plastic bag ban into law

Gov. Cuomo signs plastic bag ban into law

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